Smart Tuition Partners with Chalkable
July 28, 2015 Education News(PRLEAP.COM) July 28, 2015 - MOBILE, AL and WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Chalkable, a leading provider of education data management, student achievement, and professional learning solutions to the K-12 public and private school markets, and Smart Tuition, the country's largest independently-owned tuition management company, today announced that Smart Tuition's services will be available to private schools through Chalkable's comprehensive private school platform.
Private schools can use Smart Tuition services directly through the Chalkable student information system to address all of their tuition and billing management needs. The integration of Smart Tuition within the Chalkable platform eliminates multiple data entry requirements and ensures all data is up-to-date, student lists and information are accurate, and reporting requirements are simplified and streamlined.
Smart Tuition's tuition management services available from Chalkable include multiple family payment plan choices with a variety of payment methods; 24 hour English and Spanish family help center services; late payer follow up for past due accounts; and mobile applications for use on Apple and Android tablets and smart phones. The company's financial aid assessment services enable schools to faithfully allocate scholarships and financial aid awards to families.
Derek Dunaway, Chief Executive Officer of Chalkable, stated: "Private schools are challenged with how to manage the complexities of tuition payment collection and financial aid, and our customers turned to Chalkable for a solution to help simplify and streamline the process. The integration of Smart Tuition services within our student achievement platform will alleviate administrative burdens of multiple systems and manual processes so schools may focus upon their primary goal of educating students."
Matt Knapp, President and Chief Executive Officer of Smart Tuition, noted that the collaboration with Chalkable is a valuable strategy in supporting and strengthening K-12 education. "Our ability to partner with an experienced company like Chalkable that shares our corporate vision of driving student achievement is especially valuable and rewarding to us. We look forward to working with schools using Chalkable to present easy and convenient payment options for families. Our goal is to make the choice of attending a private school accessible to all families."
Chalkable is a leading provider of education data management, student achievement, and professional learning solutions to the K-12 public and private school markets. In partnership with states, districts, schools, and educators, Chalkable helps students succeed by breaking down the barriers to learning across the K-12 ecosystem and facilitating collaboration, access to information, and effective use of tools to improve student performance. More than 5,000 schools in 50 states use Chalkable solutions. For more information, visit www.chalkable.com.
About Smart Tuition
Founded in 1989, Smart Tuition is a leader in providing a robust student billing and payments processing platform through its SaaS school accounts receivables offering. For the last two years, Smart Tuition has ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in the education sector of Inc.5000. Smart Tuition supports the educational mission of private schools across the United States and consistently grants corporate sponsorship to educational leadership programs. For more information about Smart Tuition, please visit our website at www.smarttuition.com.
Laura Wooster for Chalkable
Marla Leung for Smart Tuition